Reasons not to vote Democrat

Dear Editor: I’ve been waiting four weeks for the local Republican Party to respond to the Democrats’ “Vote for Democrats” ads in the Hinton News. I’ve waited in vain. I even emailed them with some suggestions. Seems the local party is following in the footsteps of the Washington Rhino Weenies – afraid to stand up for anything. In fact, More...

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By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

No tracking of medical fraud

  Dear Editor: Many of the residents of Greenbrier County have received a notification from CHS Community Systems advising that because of computer theft many individuals’ health records and attendant information, More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Vote for Miller

Dear Editor: Your readers are fortunate to be able to vote to re-elect Senator Ronald F. “Ron” Miller to the West Virginia Legislature in the upcoming general election. I know I am not from your county. But More...

By admin On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Rhetoric means nothing

Dear Editor: I have read a lot of rhetoric on what the candidates are going to do once elected – but have you ever seen them perform???? No; and the chances are you won’t!! Appears to me that candidates More...

By admin On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Study: Ending WV marriage ban means jobs and $9 million boost to State economy

Dear Editor: A new study (view study here: http://bit.ly/1pZLXEg) released this week by UCLA’s Williams Institute shows that West Virginia’s economy is missing out on millions of dollars and potential jobs due More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

True story from ‘The Great War’

Dear Editor: The family name in this telling has been changed, for obvious reasons, but the story is true. The county seat of Monroe County, to our south, Union, was described in 1830 as “a sprightly village” More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

‘I’ve got a little list’

Dear Editor: The names of J. Edgar Hoover, Sir William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan don’t often appear at the same time in the same story but there is a connection when you look at certain details. Mr. Hoover’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Celebrating crafts in WV

Dear Editor: Thanks to everyone who is making the Lewisburg Literary Festival happen! And thanks, in particular, for inviting Carter Seaton. Her book, Hippie Homesteaders, goes way beyond the title to explore an More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

‘Passing moments’

Dear Editor: Someday, we will all receive the notice “Your subscription has expired,” the only thing is that we won’t be reading it, as in the front pages of the o.p. as one of our final expenses (they charge More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Free online course provides info on pipelines

Dear Editor: Greetings from FERC-101 the center of understanding 42” pipeline construction and operation at ferc101-blogspot.com. Our free online course is continually updated with government and industry facts More...